Genome-wide association study identifies 74 loci associated with educational attainment

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Okbay, Aysu; Beauchamp, Jonathan; Fontana, M.A. (Mark Alan); Lee, James J.; Pers, Tune; Rietveld, C.A. (Cornelius A.); Turley, Patrick; Chen, G.-B. (Guo-Bo); Emilsson, Valur; Meddens, S.F.W. (S. Fleur W.); Oskarsson, S. (Sven); Pickrell, J.K. (Joseph K.); Thom, K. (Kevin); Timshel, P. (Pascal); Vlaming, Ronald; Abdellaoui, Abdel; Ahluwalia, Tarunveer Singh; Bacelis, Jonas; Baumbach, Clemens; Bjornsdottir, G. (Gyda); Brandsma, Johan; Pina Concas, M. (Maria); Derringer, J.; Furlotte, N.A. (Nicholas A.); Galesloot, Tessel; Girotto, S.; Gupta, R. (Richa); Hall, Leanne M.; Harris, Sarah; Hofer, E.; ... view all 255 authors
(2016)

textabstractEducational attainment is strongly influenced by social and other environmental factors, but genetic factors are estimated to account for at least 20% of the variation across individuals. Here we report the results of a genome-wide association study (GWAS) f... View more
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